Gartner slams government security guidelines

Friday, 21 July 2006, 6:58 PM EST

Analyst firm Gartner has dismissed a tightening of security rules for US government agencies as a mere "public relations response" to recent high-profile incidents.

During a burglary in May, thieves stole a laptop containing confidential information on 26.5 million veterans and military personal from the home of an employee for the Veterans Authority.

At PCW.

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